Privacy and User Generated Content


1. General

These terms set out how we wish to use your photo, video, post, and/or other online content (the “Content”). Should you accept, and to make sure that there are no misunderstandings between us, this document will outline the terms and conditions of our agreement.

By replying #YesWaterman, you grant Waterman the right to use your Content for any lawful commercial purpose, for as long as Waterman would like, on any social media platform, in advertising, and in the promotion of Waterman's products or services regardless of the media used. Waterman may edit, change or alter your Content as it deems necessary, all without payment of any compensation to you or a third party.

You also agree that you do not have any right to review or approve the finished product or advertising copy, or have any right of attribution, and you agree that you may not subsequently withdraw your permission for Waterman to use your Content. Further, you agree that Waterman’s subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, employees, representatives, assigns, licensees, and anyone else acting on behalf of Waterman, or with Waterman’s permission, also has the right to use the Content as provided in these Terms and Conditions.

Should your content contain any personal data, please see our Privacy Policy for information regarding the collection and use of personal information as well as your rights: Privacy Policy. Please do let us know if you would no longer like to have your personal data used in this way.

Waterman respects the intellectual property rights of others and does not want to use any content that violates the rights of any third party, or will be viewed as defamatory, obscene, or threatening to any other party. Therefore, by giving Waterman permission to use your Content, you represent and warrant to Waterman that

  1. You are the owner of the Content you have provided, including all ideas, images, text, and intellectual property rights within the Content, including, copyrights, trademark rights, patent rights, publicity rights, and privacy rights, or if you are not the owner of such rights, you have already obtained permission from the owner of such rights and have the authority to grant Waterman permission to use the Content as provided in these Terms and Conditions;
  2. Waterman's use of your Content as provided in these Terms and Conditions will not infringe the intellectual property rights, publicity rights, or privacy rights of any third party, or require the payment of any compensation to any third party;
  3. Nothing in the Content you provided is likely to be considered defamatory, obscene, or threatening to any third party; and
  4. You aged 18 or over and have the right to enter into this agreement in your own name. You release Waterman from any claims related to Waterman's use of the Content as permitted in these Terms and Conditions, whether in existence today or in the future, including, without limitation, all rights, demands and/or liabilities regarding invasion of privacy, copyright infringement, violation of the rights of publicity and privacy, moral rights and/or breach of confidentiality.